Gilbert Achcar, born in 1951 in Beirut, Lebanon, is a Professor of Development Studies and International Relations at SOAS, University of London.
The route to any coherent understanding of our time runs through the issues addressed in this collection of essays: the political meaning of Islam, the relation of the West to the Islamic world, th...
Eugen Samuilovich "JenÅ‘" Varga (1879-1964) was a Marxian economist in the erstwhile Soviet Union.
Usman Jawed Siddiqi has an MPhil in Sociology from the University of Delhi. He works as a senior researcher at the Centre for Equity Studies and coordinates the India Exclusion Report. He is intere
Arundhati Roy is a novelist, activist and a world citizen. She won the Booker Prize in 1997 for her first novel The God of Small Things. Since then, she has concentrated her writing on political is
José Julián Martí y Pérez (1853-95), writer and revolutionary, was an iconic figure in Cuba's struggle for independence from Spain. He was to become a symbol of liberty
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, or Lula, as he is popularly known, was the 35th President of Brazil.
Sabitri Roy was the author of many novels and short stories, all focusing on the political and social issues of her time.
Hywel Francis was Labour MP for Aberavon from 2001 to 2015. An expert on South Wales labour movement history, and former Professor of Continuing Education at Swansea University, he was the founder
Ursula Huws is Professor of Labour and Globalisation at the University of Hertfordshire in the UK, and founder of Analytica Social and Economic Research. She is the author of The Making of a C
Sarojini N. works with the Sama Resource Group for Women and Health, New Delhi.